Troubling scalenes can give you pain in a lot of body regions – from the front and back of your arms, over to your chest to your upper back –.
Treatment of this muscle group can be demanding because they are pretty difficult to feel and massage.
If these muscles contain trigger points, they can give you pain in the most versatile regions at the front of your body.
The deeper the red in the pictures below, the more common it is to experience pain in those areas, when trigger points are troubling these neck muscles.
It contributes to…
Compared to the diversity of pain patterns these muscles can create, there are not too many movements that may be impaired or painful when they are too tight or contain tender or trigger points.
The only ones I read about were a minimal limitation of neck rotation and some stiffness of your fingers on the same side.